Siemens Start-up support

Join the Siemens Solid Edge for Startups programme and gain free access to design tools to help your start-up.

Siemens support start-up business at Birmingham

Solid Edge

Solid Edge is a portfolio of affordable, easy-to-use software tools that addresses all aspects of the product development process – 3D design, simulation, manufacturing, data management and more.



Siemens have partnered with the University of Birmingham to provide startups, academics and entrepreneurs with free access to industry-leading software provided by Siemens Digital Industries Software. Whether you are an entrepreneur with a business idea and no prior CAD experience, or part of a startup who wants to improve manufacturing quality whilst reducing costs, a partnership with Siemens can provide your business with the tools and support to grow and succeed.

Siemens Solid Edge for Startups

How to apply

Solid Edge is open to all University of Birmingham students, graduates and staff. Apply to join the Siemens Solid Edge Startup Programme via the link below. For startups, please ensure you enter “University of Birmingham” under the ‘Affiliated Incubator’ box on the Solid Edge sign-up form.


Contact the B-Enterprising team

If you need to contact the B-Enterprising team, please email


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